Olympian Johnson Crowned Dancing Queen

Gymnast Johnson claims the mirror ball to wrap up Season 8
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted May 19, 2009 11:30 PM CDT

(Newser) – Shawn Johnson now has a Dancing With the Stars' mirror ball trophy to put alongside her Olympic medals, Extra reports. The gymnast—at 17, the youngest star to compete on the show—took first place along with dancing partner Mark Ballas, leaving Gilles Marini and Cheryl Burke in second place, and Melissa Rycroft and partner Tony Dovolani in third.